Is a cannabis patent war on the horizon?
Written by Daniel van Herck :: [Monday, 27 April 2020 08:51]
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Cannabis business clients may soon face new patent-related risks. By Norman Ives and Morgan Moore It’s not uncommon to have a patent issued on certain fruits, vegetables and other plant varieties. In fact, patents issued within the agribusiness field are commonplace — and for good reason: Once patented, a plant cannot be legally grown without the permission of the patent holder. Recently, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a number of patents for specific strains of cannabis, and the trend is quickly picking up speed.